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GVSU ranked among America's Best Colleges by Forbes

Posted on August 04, 2011

Grand Valley State University is listed as one of America’s Best Colleges in 2011 by Forbes magazine.

Michigan has 15 public universities. Of the nine on the list, Grand Valley is ranked fourth.
This list is as follows:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Grand Valley State University
Wayne State University
Oakland University
Central Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Western Michigan University

The list is based on quality of education and student achievement and experiences. For a complete list of rankings visit

Grand Valley State University attracts more than 24,500 students with high-quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is a comprehensive university serving students from all 83 Michigan counties and dozens of other states and foreign countries. Grand Valley offers 81 undergraduate and 29 graduate degree programs from campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland, and from regional centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. The university is dedicated to individual student achievement, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships.

For more information, contact Grand Valley News and Information Services at (616) 331-2221.

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